UK’s not ready for the ‘Star Wars’-style future AI will bring, lawmakers warn

The U.K. is not ready for how artificial intelligence (AI) will “fundamentally reshape” the way we live and work, lawmakers warned in a report on Wednesday. U.K. members of parliament (MPs) have called for the creation of an artificial intelligence (AI) commission to examine the effect new technologies will have on society. “Artificial intelligence has some way to go before we see systems and robots as portrayed in the creative arts such as Star Wars,” Tania Mathias, interim chair of the U.K. parliament’s science and technology select committee, said in a statement. “But science fiction is slowly becoming science fact, and robotics and AI look destined to play an increasing role in our lives over the coming decades.” Mathias added that it was “too soon” to set up sector-wide regulations…


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